VRT Advisories


January 2014 Archive

VRT Rules 2014-01-30

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-30

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-webkit, exploit-kit, file-java, file-multimedia, malware-cnc, pua-adware and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Jan 30, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-28

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-28

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies several rules.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the policy-social rule set to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Jan 28, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-23

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-23

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-scan and server-other rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

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Posted by on Jan 23, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-22

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-22

Synopsis:

This release includes an updated detection engine and also adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-firefox, browser-plugins, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-image, file-java, file-multimedia, file-office, file-other, file-pdf, indicator-compromise, malware-cnc, os-mobile, policy-spam, protocol-icmp, protocol-rpc, pua-adware and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-16

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-16

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, browser-webkit, dos, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-pdf, malware-cnc, malware-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-14

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-14

Synopsis:

The Sourcefire VRT is aware of vulnerabilities affecting products from Microsoft Corporation.

Details:

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-002:
A programming error in the Microsoft Windows Kernel-Mode NDProxy Driver could lead to an escalation of privilege.

Previously released rules will detect attacks targeting this vulnerability and have been updated with the appropriate reference information. They are included in this release and are identified with GID 1, 28867 through 28872.

The Sourcefire VRT has also added and modified multiple rules in the app-detect, blacklist, exploit-kit, file-office, file-pdf, malware-cnc, os-windows, protocol-dns, protocol-imap, protocol-scada, pua-p2p and web-client rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-09

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-09

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, browser-plugins, file-flash, file-identify, file-java, file-office, file-other, indicator-obfuscation, malware-cnc, netbios, os-windows, protocol-rpc, protocol-scada, pua-toolbars and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 09, 2014



VRT Rules 2014-01-07

Sourcefire VRT Rules Update

Date: 2014-01-07

Synopsis:

This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

Details:

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the blacklist, browser-ie, exploit-kit, file-identify, file-java, file-other, indicator-obfuscation, malware-backdoor, malware-cnc, malware-other and server-webapp rule sets to provide coverage for emerging threats from these technologies.

Rule Pack Summary:

For a complete list of new and modified rules, click here.

Warning:

Sourcefire VRT rule packs often utilize enhancements made to Snort. Operators should upgrade to the latest revision or patch level for Snort to ensure these enhancements are available before using these rules.

About the VRT:

The Sourcefire VRT is a group of leading edge intrusion detection and prevention experts working to proactively discover, assess and respond to the latest trends in hacking activity, intrusion attempts and vulnerabilities. This team is also supported by the vast resources of the open source Snort community, making it the largest group dedicated to advances in the network security industry.

why subscribe? || download rules

Posted by on Jan 07, 2014